Indeed. There are some very strong and good things about the liberal history and culture of this country, but it is perhaps a victim of it's own success. For example having to balance views on climate science. The climate is changing, we are affecting it. I myself am pretty sure that's scientific fact. Yet for everyone who comes out and says climate change is happening, 'Mad' Melanie Phillips still breathes. Sadly. But that is the price to pay for liberalism.
On art, I have no idea so I'll skip over that.
On science, now that's something I'm interested in. even if I'm not necessarily clever enough to understand it all, I'll give it a go